Chief of Police
Cary Okimoto was appointed as the interim Chief of Police on March 1, 2017. He joined the Honolulu Police Department in 1984 and has worked in District 1 (Downtown-Chinatown), District 6 (Waikiki), District 7 (East Honolulu), Internal Affairs, and the Human Resources Division. His most recent positions were the Deputy Chief for Administrative Operations and Assistant Chief for Special Field Operations Bureau.
Chief Okimoto was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii and attended Kalani High School.